Online Data Analytics Degree
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Data Analytics
With more and more companies using big data, IBM projects by 2020 the number of jobs for all data professionals in the United States will increase by 364,000 openings to 2,720,0001 . Explore data analytics and the business environment in Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Data Analytics concentration.
This program explores how data analysis is used to make informed business decisions. It’s designed to help you become familiar with data analytics, communicate data findings and incorporate managerial skills in an organizational environment. This program focuses on how to classify data and how to apply data analysis to organizational decisions relating to opportunities and risks. It is not intended as an information technology or computer science program.
The BSBA in Data Analytics:
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the sixth year in a row*
At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 best online programs.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- January 05, 2021
- February 16, 2021
- April 06, 2021
Online Data Analytics Program Details
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Effective July 2, 2019, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs and Aurora Campuses.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Data Analytics (BSBA-DA) is a 180-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 66 general education credits, 86 credit hours devoted to the business administration core, and 28 credit hours in the data analytics concentration.
This program is designed to help students become familiar with data analytics and ways to incorporate managerial skills in an organization as it relates to business strategy and a data mining platform. The content is designed to provide students with the understanding of how data collection occurs and can be used toward informed business decisions. The program focuses on helping students develop knowledge of how to classify data and see how data analysis applies to organizational decisions to predict future opportunities and risks.
This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.
The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.
Courses: General EducationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5 or COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5 or COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5 ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5 ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5 or HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5 MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5 MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making 4.5 PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5 or HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5 SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5 SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5 SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 or HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 66
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACCT201 Accounting I 4 ACCT202 Accounting II 4 BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications 4 ECON310 Global Managerial Economics 4 FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4 HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4 HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4 IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4 MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4 MGM316 International Business Communications 4 MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4 MGM355 International Business Practices 4 MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4 MGMT235 Business Law I 4 MGMT345 Operations Management 4 MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies 4 MGMT495 Business Capstone 4 MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4 MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6 SCM210 Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4 UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4 or MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4 Total Credit Hours: 86
Courses: Data Analytics ConcentrationCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours BADA200 Foundations of Data Management in Information Systems 4 BADA320 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business 4 BADA400 Business Analytics and Big Data 4 BADA430 Data Mining for Results 4 BHVS320 Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data 4 Select a 300 or 400 level Business or CSIT course from the approved elective option list Select a 300 or 400 level Business or CSIT course from the approved elective option list Total Credit Hours: 28
Courses- Elective OptionsCredits
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours DMKT300 Introduction to Internet-Based Business Strategies 4 DMKT315 Data Analytics for Digital Marketing 4 FINC410 Corporate Finance 4 FINC420 International Finance 4 HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research 4 IT375 IT Management Strategy 4 IT416 Business Knowledge Systems 4 IT476 Quantitative Data Analysis 4 SCM310 Material and Inventory Management 4
Total Credit Hours: 180
Accreditations and Alignments
This degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
This program is designed in alignment with both the American Management Association and Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®).
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Ways to Save
Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:
- Active duty military status
- Number of CTU Fast Track™ courses successfully passed
- Number of credits transferred and accepted from other institutions
- Eligibility for a Corporate Alliances Grant (check with your CTU Admissions Advisor)
- Tuition Reimbursement (talk to your HR Manager)
- Grants or scholarships at CTU
Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*
Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.
*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. CTU Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.
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